Girl, 3, suffers organ failure from inflammatory condition ‘linked to Covid’

Natalie Berry, from Belfast, has told how her daughter Angelina suffered organ failure after suffering from Paediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (PIMS), which is linked to Covid Natalie Berry, from Belfast, said her daughter Angelina suffered an inflammatory condition linked to Covid A mum has told how her non-verbal daughter aged three suffered organ failure and … Read more

North Texas Hospitals In ‘Wait And See’ Mode Regarding COVID-19 Omicron Variant

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The COVID-19 omicron variant has officially hit American soil, but it’s too soon to tell exactly how it will impact the spread of the virus in North Texas. “I think it’s inevitable that we’ll see this virus spread throughout the U.S.” said Dr. David Winter with Baylor Scott & White Health. “We’re … Read more

Teen found dead by brother in bedroom after he didn’t answer call for dinner

Dixon Strachan, aged 15, from Calder Vale, was found dead in his bedroom by his brother and later Instagram messages were found that “clearly showed suicidal thoughts” Dixon Strachan ( Image: MEN MEDIA) A 15-year-old boy was found dead in his bedroom by his brother after he didn’t come downstairs for dinner, an inquest heard. … Read more

Pal of tragic model also dies 2 weeks after both were dumped outside hospitals

Hilda Marcela Cabrales Arzola, 26, has died after fighting for her life in a coma for more than two weeks after she and her friend Christy Giles were dumped outside LA hospitals Hilda Marcela Cabrales Arzola, 26, had been fighting for her life ( Image: Gofundme) The friend of a model whose body was dumped … Read more

‘Unplanned pregnancies unexpectedly surged during the first Covid lockdown’

Miriam Stoppard reports that difficulties in getting hold of contraceptives led to a boom in unplanned pregnancies during Coronavirus isolation Unplanned pregnancies shot up during lockdown Now here’s a surprising one. I’d have thought unplanned pregnancies would’ve fallen during lockdown with all that worry, anxiety and frustration. But I’d have been wrong. There were nearly … Read more

Vaccines vs. Omicron: The next big test in the coronavirus pandemic

Press play to listen to this article As European countries scramble to contain the spread of a new coronavirus variant, named Omicron, attention is turning to whether existing vaccines will work against it — and whether new jabs will be needed. One reason why scientists in South Africa raised the alert about the variant that … Read more

UK calls urgent G7 health ministers’ meeting to discuss Omicron variant

LONDON — Health ministers from the world’s richest seven democracies will convene on Monday to discuss the new coronavirus variant of concern, Omicron, the U.K. government announced Sunday. The urgent G7 meeting, called by the U.K. presidency, will discuss developments related to the spread of Omicron, the government said in a statement. South Africa alerted … Read more

UK mandates masks, PCR tests for arrivals to stem Omicron seeding

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced further measures to try to contain the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, including PCR tests for passengers arriving in the country, face coverings in shops and more self-isolation. “We’re not going to stop people travelling,” he stressed during a press conference Saturday. “But we will require … Read more

State of Emergency issued in NY to help boost hospital capacity

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — Governor Kathy Hochul has issued a State of Emergency in New York State to help boost hospital capacity and address staffing shortages ahead of potential spikes in COVID cases this winter. Hochul announced the plan on Friday, which will allow the Department of Health to limit non-essential, non-urgent procedures for … Read more